Speakers

Rebecca Hunt

Rebecca Hunt

Principal, Octopus Ventures

Speaker

Rebecca joined the Ventures team in 2012, and focuses on the assessment of investment opportunities, deal origination and ongoing portfolio management. Her specialist interests are in all things consumer; consumer marketplaces, eCommerce, retail and fashion technology, as well as EdTech, Digital Health and Fintech. Rebecca has experience of working with a number of early stage businesses across a range of different sectors and has led investments into and served on the boards of a number of investee companies including BridgeU, Elliptic, Trouva, Uniplaces, Outfittery, Eve Sleep, Tails.com and most recently AppearHere amongst others. 

Prior to joining Octopus, Rebecca spent five years working in the Corporate Finance department at Deloitte, firstly in the Transaction Services department and later in the Corporate Finance Advisory division, where she was involved in a diverse range of M&A and capital market deals across a range of sectors.

Rebecca is a qualified chartered accountant, and has a first class honours degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Southampton.